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Wh class locomotive at Rocky Point, Porirua, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/2-020092-F

Wh class locomotive and men, at Rocky Point (also known as Shag Point) north of Porirua Station. The man with the bowler hat and watch chain, standing behind the engine is probably Arthur Fulton. Photograph probably taken by Arthur Thomas Bothamley, circa 1900.

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Part of:
Bothamley, Robert Westley, 1888-1967 :Photographs of shipping and Wellington, Reference Number PAColl-7405 (9 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: This was one of the original tank engines used on the construction of the Wellington - Manawatu railway. It was built by Manning, Wardle & Co of Leeds. In circa 1908, it was converted to a Wh class loco for NZR.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service385. Railways. Lines. Main trunk. [N.I.]. Porirua. ca 1900(PFP-008490)

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